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Management Plan for Wicklow Mountains National Park 2005-2009 (7944 KB)

Walking Trails of Glendalough (Map) (3.98 MB)

Walking Trails of Glendalough (Back Page) (263 KB)

Events 2014 (653 KB)

Our Next Events Is:

Family Fun - Flowers

2 - 4 p.m. Thursday 10 July

Parents are invited to bring their children (aged 4 - 12 yrs) to a mixed afternoon of nature-based activities. Each week features a different theme.

Location: The Education Centre, on the Miners’ Road, by the Upper Lake, Glendalough.

Practicalities: Adults & children welcome. Please note that an adult must stay with the children, and be prepared to help! No dogs. This event is free of charge, but please be aware that the Upper Lake car park (Wicklow Co. Council) has a €4 charge.

Booking: Booking is essential. Family Fun sessions can fill up extremely quickly. In order to make it fair for all, bookings will be taken from 9 a.m. one week prior to each Family Fun day. To book, please phone 0404 45656 (Mon to Fri).

 

The Geography of Glendalough: Junior Cert. Geography Worksheet

Are you a Junior Cert Geography Teacher?

Do you want to take your students on a field trip?

Due to the huge demand for the services of the Education Centre in Wicklow Mountains National Park, many schools are unable to get a booking. This worksheet has been designed to enable teachers to bring their class to Glendalough to do their own self-guided field trip. To assist you, teachers’ notes are also provided.

Click here for more details.

 

Wicklow's Squirrels Need Your Help

Squirrel Pox Virus has recently been found in Wicklow's squirrels. Please help us to monitor this disease. Click here for more details.

 

 

 

 

 

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